The historic mission grounds at Tumacácori National Historical Park will be open under the light of a full moon on the evening of Wednesday, October 8. The park will be open as usual from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., reopening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for visitors to enjoy the evening on the peaceful mission grounds.
Tumacacori National Historical Park
Here's a little advance warning for a photo op -- good weather prevailing, of course -- for Tumacácori National Historical Park in Arizona. Artists and photographers looking for a chance to capture the magical light of early morning at Tumacácori can set aside two days in the coming months.
A celebration of the various cultures that have lived in the Santa Cruz Valley in southern Arizona will be held December 7-8 during the 43rd annual Fiesta at Tumacácori National Historical Park.
Fire danger in the Southwest has gotten so bad that a ban on campfires is being implemented in a handful of national park units, including Saguaro National Park and Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.
Rich Latino history can be found throughout the United States, and during Hispanic Heritage Month that history is being celebrated in the National Park System.
Come Christmas Eve, the Tumacácori National Historical Park in Arizona will glow festive with many paper lanterns set in the walls and recesses of the church there.
“God, Gold, and Glory” motivated Spanish exploration and settlement of the New World. Arizona’s Tumacácori National Historical Park, which was established August 6, 1990 (superceding the Tumacácori National Monument established in 1908), does a fine job of commemorating three missions that helped shape the history of the Southwest.